picture tuesday – skate away

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Skate Away ..you think of freedom, exhilaration and speeding away from all your cares and it is. For thousands of Canadians, the chance to skate away is a reality every year. And even in the midst of crowds the space always remains for that total dash for freedom.

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For people in Ottawa since the 1970’s there has been the Ottawa canal. Open and maintained 24 hours a day this 7.8km rink cuts through the city to provide a sunny Sunday break or a students route to class. A fast and pleasant means to work for those who live along its route even in the midst of winter reminding us who we are.

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